This is now the fifth time we’ve featured Swedish studio Bedow’s work on the site. First it was for thermosensitive beer labels that changed design according to their temperature, then for some incredibly tasteful cosmetics packaging. Next there was the book about hand-carved spoons and then finally this record label identity.
All of these projects show an attention to detail that’s become de rigeur for Bedow. While some studios like to be shouty about their work these guys are content to keep creating simple, thoughtful, practical design that’s easy to engage with and comfortable to have around.
They’re happy to work for a good cause too. This recent project is for an Indian children’s charity that provides quality toys and games to under-privileged children. How do they communicate the brand’s ethos throughout their identity? With a logo that can be used as both board game and colouring-in book of course, thereby producing a product that can be appreciated by children and adults alike. Who says design for kids can’t be exciting too?
- The creative team behind John Grant’s post-apocalyptic world
- They have beauty, they have grace, they are Jack Mears’ ceramic dogs
- Caroline Tompkins deftly captures goggle marks, swim caps and foam floats
- Illustrator Jan Robert Duennweller's erratic style creates "visual headlines"
- Réka Neszmélyi's boundary breaking identity for Hungarian Bánkitó Cultural & Music Festival 2016
- Five things to remember as a young creative
- Benedict Redgrove’s beautifully hypnotic film about how a tennis ball is created
- Tommy Cash subverts the tropes of rap videos with a fleshy celebration of the human body (NSFW)
- Ian Davis’ picturesque paintings of bureaucratic dystopia
- Is it ever OK to work for free?
- Pentagram unveils refresh of Mastercard’s brand mark and identity
- Peter Saville and Tate Design Studio create beer can artwork for Switch House pale ale